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Some Homeowners May Be Helped by New Principal Reduction Plan

Grow a new startWhile the number of distressed properties on the market has declined greatly, there are those homeowners who are still suffering through with high mortgage payments.  While the Los Angeles/Southern California home market has rise...

Blogger and Wordpress Respond to Court Documents

My blog Thought for Your Penny has been wholly removed, and HuffPost, Lifehack, and Wordpress are in jeopardy. They were listed among dozens of sites in his complaint. My favorite is "How to Stop a Runny Nose"Here's the PDF of the judgment. I'm worki...
by The Best of Everything on Oct 14, 2014

Congratulations, Mel Watt!

Congratulations, Mel Watt! Last week, Mel Watt was sworn in as the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  This is a big move for the former Charlotte Congressman! Watt served as United States Representative for North Carolina’s 12th c...
by Hip Hoods on Jan 22, 2014

The Boy Who Cried Force-Placed Insurance - Chapter 3: On The Brink of Change...

Click Here for Chapter 1...Click Here for Chapter 2... "All you need is love..." - John Lennon I hate writing in front of people, especially when reflecting on my life. Blowing the whistle changed me, for better or worse. I cry a lot more than I...

FHFA: 2 Ways Forward on Housing Finance Reform

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) acting director Edward DeMarco on May 9 outlined a couple of strategies to help attract private capital to the housing market and replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
by GayRealEstate USA on May 10, 2013

FHFA: Home shortage pushing prices

As a result, home prices inched upward 0.7% on a seasonally adjusted basis from January to February, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
by GayRealEstate USA on Apr 27, 2013

FHFA: Housing Market Showing Promising Signs

The economy isn’t back to normal quite yet, but “we are seeing signs of recovery in the housing market across a number of dimensions,” Edward DeMarco, acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), testified last week before the...
by GayRealEstate USA on Apr 22, 2013

Case-Shiller Index Posts 4% Annual Home Price Gain

The Case-Shiller Index showed home prices gaining 4.3 percent during the 12-month period ending October 2012.
by Atlanta Real Estate on Dec 27, 2012

Home Price Index Shows Values Rising 3.7% From One Year Ago

Home values have not dropped month-to-month since January of this year -- a span of 6 months.
by Atlanta Real Estate on Sep 26, 2012

FHFA Questions Plan to Seize Underwater Mortgages

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has weighed in on the potential use of eminent domain as a tool to help underwater home owners.
by GayRealEstate USA on Aug 9, 2012

Case-Shiller Index Shows Home Values Rising Nationwide

All 20 Case-Shiller Index markets improved between April and May 2012.

Home Values Rise 0.8% In May 2012

The housing market's bottom is 9 months behind us. Home values continue to climb nationwide.

FHFA Downplays Potential of Foreclosures-to-Rentals

Senior FHFA official Meg Burns has clarified that the only goal of a pilot foreclosure-to-rent program is to gauge whether housing supply can be reduced and neighborhoods stabilized through bulk sales. The aim is not to expand the supply of affordabl...
by GayRealEstate USA on May 10, 2012

Lawmakers Accuse FHFA of Blocking Mortgage Reduction Plan

Two Democratic lawmakers are claiming that the Federal Housing Finance Agency failed to roll out a nationwide mortgage reduction principal plan for underwater home owners even though a pilot program the agency did two years ago showed that it could s...
by GayRealEstate USA on May 8, 2012

Anger Grows Over FHFA Chief

California’s attorney general is calling for the ouster of the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Another California Democrat calls him a “random idiot.” Meanwhile, Republicans are blasting the FHFA chief for not...
by Hard Money List on Mar 31, 2012

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